News: Literary Recap November 2-7, 2012

2012-11-08 21:50:PM ago by nicole.boyce

Calgary author and celebrated humourist Will Ferguson took home the Giller Prize last week for his Internet thriller 419. For those who weren’t so lucky, Incidental Comics has a list of literary consolation prizes.
How do you read? N+1 magazine has an article on reading through the lens of theory, while Jessica Pressman explores digital culture's impact on our reading styles and choices. 
For those who decided to write that donair-based romance novel, good news! Avon Impulse is accepting romantic NaNoWriMo manuscripts until December 10th. Not into publishing houses? Take your inspiration from Sylvia Day and try your hand at self-publishing.
Has Holden Caulfield reached his limit? Slate asks whether it’s time to retire Catcher in the Ryeas the go-to high school novel.
Calculus + fiction = genius. The New Yorker looks at the relationship between math and creative writing.

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